Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate
Overall health and risk of degenerative disease are inextricably linked to diet. This innovative, world-recognized, world-class, online certificate program introduces a new way of thinking about nutrition, while exploring the benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet. Based on the research and teachings of Dr. T. Colin Campbell (The China Study) and a variety of leading experts in the field, this program applies real world knowledge that can be applied to nearly any field of study.
- Taught by world-renowned faculty
- Readily available live, expert instructor team
- No pre-requisites
- Research-based content
- Network with students from around the world
- Continuing education credits
The certificate is divided into 3 courses, each taking 2 weeks to complete and includes 17 information packed lectures, readings, moderated discussions, no-pressure quizzes, and bonus materials (Estimated time commitment of 5 to 7 hours per week).
In the program you will learn about:
- The role of nutrition in the development of chronic disease
- Physiological reasons we are drawn to foods that do not support health
- Environmental consequences of food choices
- The impact of industry on both science and public policy
- The rationale for whole food, plant-based nutrition
- and more!
Our courses are offered through eCornell, a subsidiary of Cornell University. eCornell is an online learning company with an innovative approach to delivering Cornell University course content in an online socially-networked environment and is used by several of the world's largest corporations and not-for-profits. Through eCornell, CNS builds an active online community and enables dynamic course content.
The eCornell Plant Based Nutrition Course, along with readings such as The China Study and Whole are essential tools needed to advance your health career.Kimatni D. Rawlins, Nutrition & Fitness Technician
The content was impressive, the featured instructors so knowledgeable and the platform professional and user-friendly.Katie Hussong, RN, Holistic Health Coach and Culinary Nutrition Expert
Taking these courses opened my eyes to the paradigm shift that is taking place in the medical world.Dr. Mark J. Occhipinti, PhD, ND